This database contains 6 studies, archived under the term: "The Journals Of Gerontology. Series A, Biological Sciences And Medical Sciences"
Comparisons of plasma/serum micronutrients between Okinawan and Oregonian elders: a pilot study
Certain micronutrients are protective against cognitive decline. We examined whether there is any uniform pattern of circulating micronutrients cross-culturally that are associated with successful cognitive aging. For the U.S. sample, we used the stored serum/plasma of 115 participants, collected in Oregon, USA. The Okinawa sample consisted of 49 participants selected using similar inclusion criteria as […]
English longitudinal study of aging: Can Internet/E-mail use reduce cognitive decline?
Background: Cognitive decline is a major risk factor for disability, dementia, and death. The use of Internet/E-mail, also known as digital literacy, might decrease dementia incidence among the older population. The aim was to investigate whether digital literacy might be associated with decreased cognitive decline in older adulthood. Methods: Data from the English Longitudinal Study […]
Evidence for neurocognitive plasticity in at-risk older adults: the experience corps program
Objective: To determine whether Experience Corps (EC), a social service program, would improve age-vulnerable executive functions and increase activity in brain regions in a high-risk group through increased cognitive and physical activity.; Methods: Eight community-dwelling, older female volunteers and nine matched wait-list controls were recruited to serve in the ongoing EC: Baltimore program in three […]